Affinity Apps Updated With RAW Engine, Contour Tool, More

· Andrew Orr · Link

Affinity photo version 1.9

Serif has updated its line of Affinity apps to version 1.9. on Thursday. New features include a contour tool, a RAW engine, GPU acceleration, and plenty of other goodies.

A key feature which sets Affinity Photo apart from the competition is its non-destructive workflow, and that has been taken to another level again with the ability to add liquify adjustments as live, maskable layers. On top of that there are substantial improvements to its RAW engine, new linked layer functionality, path text, as well as a whole new mode to control the stacking of astrography images for stunning results.

Additionally, all Affinity apps are currently available with 50% discount as an initiative to support the creative community during COVID-19, from

Serif Offers 30% off Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, Affinity Publisher

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Serif’s products are popular alternatives to those of Adobe. For Black Friday 2020 the company is offering people a 30% discount for its Affinity products on iPadOS and macOS. It’s Mac apps are all available for US$34.99 while its iPadOS apps are on sale for US$13.99, although Affinity Publisher is a Mac-only product.

Serif Offers 30% off Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, Affinity Publisher

Affinity Designer Comes to iPad

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Affinity Designer made a name for itself as a premier vector art app on the Mac, and now it’s available for the iPad. The app is a full-featured as the Mac version, but with an interface designed just for touch. Designer supports Apple Pencil, includes all the design tools you’d expect in a professional desktop vector design app, and exports to popular formats such as PSD, EPS, SVG, PDF, and PNG. Affinity Designer is currently 30% to celebrate its launch so you can pick it up at Apple’s App Store for US$13.99.

Affinity Designer Comes to iPad